Case Studies in Production

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started19th Nov 1985
ended21st Nov 1985
last rpt27th Nov 1986
2 school years
duration20 mins
subject ⚖️CitizenshipEconomics
age rangeAge 13-16
languageenIn English

Case Studies for Production is a BBC Schools Radio series from the 1980s, covering economics for Secondary pupils.

A series for pupils beginning to study economics for )-level, using interviews with memberss of staff to present case studies of six different types of companies.

The series built on the theory from the preceding series Supply and Demand, and replaced it.

Episode List

# Title Broadcast
1. Location of Industry - Systime #1985-11-19-00-00-0019 Nov 1985
2. Small Firms - Rowland Ratcliffe Ltd #1985-11-19-00-00-0019 Nov 1985
3. Large Firms - British Petroleum Company plc #1985-11-20-00-00-0020 Nov 1985
4. Public Enterprise - British Telecom #1985-11-20-00-00-0020 Nov 1985
5. Structural Change in the Economy - Delabole Slate ltd & Nigel Hicks Joinery #1985-11-21-00-00-0021 Nov 1985
- A Programme for Teachers #1985-11-21-00-00-0021 Nov 1985


Year Term Day Time Channel Dates Details
1985-86 Autumn 1985 Tue-Thu 00:30 & 00:50 Radio 4 19 Nov to 21 Nov
1986-87 Autumn 1986 Tue-Thu 00:30 & 00:50 Radio 4 25 Nov to 27 Nov


Written and produced by Diana Reed


There were teacher's notes and a pupils' pamphlet available, both typescript.


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